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should i get the
Sempron 3400 ($70)
Athlon 3000 ($70)
Sempron 3500 ($87)
Athlon 3500 ($90)?

and is the Visualation technology support that important? should i get the $40 2600 Sempron? im just gunna get it till Sempron X2s or 4X4s come out.
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I would get the Athlon 3000+ myself, they have a tendancy to be excellent overclockers. Have you looked at a 3700+, that would be the best bet and last I knew they still had some available at zipzoomfly with the E4 stepping that overclocks better.

Edit: nevermind about the 3700+ just realized it is an AM2 you are looking at. I would still get the 3000+, people are getting some really great overclocks out of the AM2 3000+.
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I would get the Athlon 3000+ myself, they have a tendancy to be excellent overclockers. Have you looked at a 3700+, that would be the best bet and last I knew they still had some available at zipzoomfly with the E4 stepping that overclocks better.

Edit: nevermind about the 3700+ just realized it is an AM2 you are looking at. I would still get the 3000+, people are getting some really great overclocks out of the AM2 3000+.
dont think they make an AM2 3700, they Axed out all 1MB L2 Cache chips but Opterons, and FXs
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Athlon 3000+ AM2 for the best bang for the buck, like said, with a good MB OCing that one and I bet you get about 2800MHz out of it! Most get that with the stoch HSF!
    
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wow, 2.8. not to shaby
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